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a front flip on his motorcycle. he wound up winning that event. >> they say one of the big stars of the games is going to be skateboarder mitchie brusco. he's doing all sorts of crazy stuff. and get this. mitchie, just 14 years old. >> i've got to wonder how his mom feels about that. >> she's got to be a little scared. >> is she watching or she's got her eyes closed. >> i don't know how those guys do it. good lucuc >> wow, very impressive. >> yes. >>> more "world news now" when we come right back. let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare call now to find out how an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan / insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company, helps cover some of .the medical expenses... / not paid by medicare part b. that can save you from p
this big, grand compromise, the president and and congressional leaders need to negotiate to raise that limit. they're e manding 2 trillion in spending cuts be made to give the president the increase he wants and democrats demanding any deal to cut spending like that has to include an increase in tax revenue. the big question, going into tonight's meeting is whether a smaller deficit reduction n dea is possible. both sides are saying it can be done. failure to do it would lead to economic meltdown. >> jon, thank you very much. joining me to discuss the road ahead is the white house chief of staff bill daley. thank you very much for joining us. you've heard what jon said. you've seen what speaker boehner has done last night. what's your reaction to the deal being pulled right now? >> it's very unfortunate the speaker made the comments he has. the president is committtt to solving this deficit possible for the future of america. he's looking forward to the meeting to play out his case. he's saying, it is time now to make the tough decisions. in this town, generally they kick the can.
. the host city for winter olympics has been announced. >> sushi made from raw meat. it's big in japan. really. and a vital shift might be part of the reason why. >> research could mean you'll never have a painful sun burn again. >> outside, skyway heading for lower deck of the bay bridge, you can see traffic is crawling along. back in a moment. >>> british researchers discovered a substance causing sun burn pain, offering hope for a treatment to some day block it. researchers have found elevated levels of a certain protein in painful sun burns, blocking affects in rats relieves pain. researchers caution that sun burn plays an important role, warning to you get out of the sun. >> there is a big trend in japan that might turn your stomach, restaurants serving raw meat business. they're doing great business. and this reflects a shift in japanese society. >> horse meat, pork and chicken says the chef, all raw, and uncooked. double down by eager customers packing meat sushi. no fish is allowed and in an odd way, the battle between meat and fish parallels the japanese battle of the sexes. i
to meet the woman she saved. >> i probably give her a big hug and just say that i'm sorry that it took so long. i'm glad that her and her kids are okay. >> the officer has gotten a call from jaycee dugard's mother says not a day goes by that they don't thank them for what they did. >> some of the neighbors watched the interview with mixed emotions last night. they say they are horrified to hear what went on for so long but they are amazed at her strength and her recovery she is making from her ordeal. >> she has given strength to people in that similar situation and strived to make the best. >> she is very, very brave. >> they pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sex charges last month. she was sentenced to life in prison and nancy is serving 36 years to life. >>> now to the latest on seven missing northern california men in the gulf of california. within hours divers could start searching for them. a navy deep water team from hawaii is due to explore the wreckage of the erik that flu now on the sea floor. they will be looking to see if any of the missing men are still on the boat. meanwhile,
. -- 53-hour closure. >>> and the bay area has its own closure, although it is not nearly as big. highway 1 between lake street and the golden gate bridge will be closed in both directions from 8:00 p.m. saturday night through 11:00 a.m. sunday morning. the closure will allow crews to shift traffic to a new bridge. detour signs will be up to help you get around that construction area. >>> residents returned to their homes in one san mateo area after the search for a potentially armed suspect came up empty. they sealed off part of echo avenue for more than two hours tonight. the trouble started when a man suffered what appeared to be a stabbing or a slashing wound to his hand around 6:30. officers searched a home but did not find the suspect. >>> 22 san jose firefighters have been reinstated with money from the federal grant. this group of firefighters came back to the job in an official welcoming ceremony today. in all 47 firefighters were laid off last year, but the other 27 have found other jobs. their positions will be filled by new hires. but the joy did not extend to residents of the
" that is the perfect song for summer. >> we've got another beautiful day at central park. another big crowd gathering. can't wait to get to that. >>> we also have a lot of news this morning. let's get right to that collision on the taxiway in boston last night. hundreds of passengers evacuated after the wing of a delta jumbo jet clipped the tail of another jet just months after a similar collision here in new york and abc's lisa stark is tracking this overnight. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, it was two delta flights, both loaded with fuel. ready for takeoff. one rams into the other. it could have been much worse. this photo taken from inside the 767 clearly shows the damage. the wing tip of the jumbo jet sliced apart. the tail of the regional plane badly mangled. >> people were freaking out. the girl next to me was right by the wing was ying. and was trying to jump out of the emergency exit for a little bit. >> everybody said, what happened? >> reporter: it was still light out, around 7:3030ast night when the planes collided. the regional jet apparently turned on to a t
on this bill today. but i think one of the big problems you face is that once he does send -- gets this through, if he does get it through, it's going to be very hard to get any of his republicans to vote for the real compromise in a day or two or three. >> reporter: well, that's exactly right. both of your points right. first of all, there are no negotiations going on in that final compromise right now because all the focus is getting this passed in the house. speaker boehner isn't exactly taking calls now from democrats. but he's trying to get his own republicans in line. once he does this, this is going to be very difficult for him to get -- to go any further by way of compromise. if there is a compromise, it's going to take a lot of democrats to pass it in the house. >> a lot of democrats, that's exactly right. okay, jon karl, jake tapper, thanks very much. key market openings sunday night, the next big deadline to watch for, as well. >> reporter: that's right. >> the asian market. elizabeth, this is just so uncertain going into the final weekend. >> well, and certainly the public is starti
to the deficit president obama says we have to think big. >> now is the time to deal with these issues. if not now, when? >> he doesn't want a temporary deal to raise the debt limit, he wants big deal. democrats say house speaker agreed to put them on the table will letting the tax cuts expire. >> unfortunately over the weekend speaker boehner says i can't deliver. i can't produce on my side. >> the sticking pointed. republicans were note on board for raising revenue. >> we're not going to raise taxes in the middle of this horrible economic situation. >> what is recently appalling is our republican colleagues do extortion. >> the deal so law can written before august 2nd. that is when the government is slated to run out of money mark go the first time that the u.s. government has ever defaulted on their debt. credit agencies will downgrade the u.s. credit rating. >> social security checks and military paychecks and stock market tanks and all that stifles the economy and leads to massive layoffs. >>> sis could confirms they will be laying off employees next month. they will lay on off 3
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big now, so i'm donating them. nogoing back the again. good for you! how'd you do i eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >> a second sea lion has found with fishing line tied around its neck. two weeks ago another one was found that way. a tourist sent us a photo of the animal. a second animal was also spotted near peer 39. both animals appear healthy but they are concerned the wire may prevent them from eating. they have been able to capture either sea lion but will try again soon. >>> a problem starting with bees when a beekeeper tried to remove about half a dozen beehives from a vacant home in fair oaks. but as george warren reports, that simply enraged the bees and they swarmed the entire neighborhood. >> neighbors down the street could watch the warm of bees from a safe distance and yours truly could watch from the safety of a c
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are as far apart as ever on a plan to raise the debt ceiling. the president makes one last big push to get a deal done, but what happens to your bottom line if there is no deal? the effects are very real. >>> countdown. one of the most controversial figures in american life right now is just hours away from walking out of jail after being acquitted of murdering her toddler. what will casey anthony do now? can she go home? will she sell her story for a million dollars? we've got a live report. ♪ it's the end of the world as we know it ♪ >>> and carmageddon. los angeles is brought to a standstill as the busiest freeway in america is shut down overnight. millions of residents are now hunkered down in their homes refusing to go out. there are fears of gridlock, chaos and anarchy. really? ♪ light a candle >>> this carmageddon thing has the potential to be a huge mess, but we are also watching something truly extraordinary this morning. one of the most feared figures in the media world in full damage control. rupert murdoch, owner of fox news and "the wall street journal" here in the u.s.
boehner is still considering and still probing with the white house the possibility of a big deal that would be nearly $4 trillion in deficit reduction and include $800 billion in added tax revenues over the next ten years. if he goes this route, i am told he will face a revolt from his republicans in the house, including his fellow leaders, eric cantor, kevin mccarthy. it's a very risky move for him but i'm told he's still considering it. >> treasury secretary tim geithner joins me now. he would have to manage the chaos if the united states defaults for the first time in history. secretary geithner, thank you for being here. well, you just heard what jonathan said about what's on the table. is it possible that there will be a framework deal in place by 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. >> i hope so. again, both leaders recognize they're running out of time. they need to get this process moving in the house by monday night to achieve that deadline. they need to have a framework that they know with complete confidence will pass both houses of congress and is acceptable to the president and
fm washshingt, on this very big morning. >>> crash landing, a flight from new york crashes into the south american country of guyana and breaks in two. miraculously, everyone survived. we have the harrowing tales of those who escaped the wreckage. >>> the other royal wedding. over in england, the queen's oldest granddaughter marries her rugby-playing groom in an elegant, low-key ceremony. we've got all of the royal fashion, including what princess beatrice, she of the famous hat, wore this time. >>> and drama dog, she's the playful pup who takes playing dead to a whole new level. why does she do this? we talked to her owner. >> announcer: from abc news, live from new york, this is "good morning america" with dan harris and bianna golodryga. >>> and there it is. just two days to go. if the debt limit isn't raised on tuesday, now, remember, zero that's the day the u.s. treasury department says it can n no lonr borrow money to pay the nation's bills, then it could mean economic calamity for the entire country. now, after weeks of wrangling and false starts, abc news learned b
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are really not that excited about cutting -- >> you're not ready to vote for this, are you? >> from a big picture, i'm not ready to vote for this. let me tell you why -- excuse me, george, the bottom line here is, the people who got elected are not excited about being republicans or democrats, they are excited about results. and it is fair to say, we've achieved significant change in the way washington works by paying for the debt ceiling increase and not passing it on to the credit card. we have not achieved entitlement change. we've not reduced the size and scope of government. we're going in the wrong direction at a slower pace and for a lot of people that is not winning. >> you're an internationalist. we talked about all sorts of things like afghanistan. other such places. you saw the soldiers yesterday and i asked david plouffe, desperately asking their commander, admiral mullin, whether they will get paid. and he said i can't tell you. >> i can. i can tell them. here's what i would have said, i would have said, not only are you going to get paid. admiral mullin said the number one n
to some day meet the woman she saved. >> i would probably give her a big hug. i would just say that i'm sorry that it took so long, and i'm glad that her and her kids are okay. >> i can't imagine being beaten to death. and you you can't imagine being kidnapped and raped. it is just -- you just do what you have to do. to survive. >> she's amazing. she's been behind the scenes for so long healing, and there has been speculation as to how she is doing and we only heard bits and pieces of jaycee, and to finally get a glimpse of her personality. >> officer jacobs has gotten a phone call from jaycee dugard's mother says not a day goes by that the family doesn't thank them for what they did. abc7 news. >> thank you, john. >>> in antioch, there there was high interest in tonight's interview where the garridos kept dugard captive for 18 years in their backyard. lilian kim is live with reaction there. lilian? >> alan, many people here in antioch made sure they watched the interview. we are in front of cheers, a bar not far from the garrido's former home. customers watched the interview from sta
in criminal activity and we have is seen a big reduction in violence. when things like this happen, we have to determine why. >> she doesn't think the neighborhood is safer. >> i want to move. i just secure my area, my place of living. that is about it. >> reporter: police are still trying to come up with a motive in this case. as for the man being questioned who was here at the scene, she person of interest and not a suspect at this point. >>> sacramento based c-130 coastguard crew will make at aerial search for the 78 people still missing from a chartered fishing boat that sank in mexican waters back on july 3rd. a group of bay area residents were on board when the ship was knocked over by big waves. lisa amin gulezian talked to one survivor who found himself floating in the sea of cortez watching the boating under. >> charles gibson is used to facing danger, he is a former lieutenant and he is the chief of police for the xhoornt cac community college district the. he was also on board the erik. >> it was just like erik as it went down in the water. i felt the feeling of aabandonment. >>
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just like everybody else. we know they have a big job to do and a lot of work ahead of them. we just put all our faith in lapd. there is a lot of work to done than. we understand what a long road it is for the lapd. what they have ahead of them. we are really just waiting for the legal process to take shape. >> we're hearing that the police department may wait until monday before commenting about the arrest. bryan stow is in serious condition but he did have a breakthrough this week. his family reports that he opened and closed his eyes and appeared to give a thumbs up sign. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee was charged by activists over the shooting death of a convicted at the lone of from seattle. it came in spite of the fact that a medical examiner that he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. nick smith joins us. >> many refused to accept the words of that investigation. in fact, take a look at this video. before san francisco mayor ed lee could celebrate the groundbreaking of a new library in bay view he was crushed by reporters and members of the community who had questions of
. >> takes your breath away. it's very hot. sweaty. gross. >> reporter: the big apple is on the broiler, with heat indexes soaring to 110 degrees. the statue of liberty's crown closed to visitors. in chicago, parents were steamed over a local summer school without air-conditioning. >> they deserve to come here comfortably to learn. >> reporter: in detroit, the city started rolling power blackouts. it's just before 2:00 in new york. and the air temperature is 94. add in the humidity and heat index is 107. as anybody in the city knows it's hotter on the pavement. this reading 113. at a new york city subway station we found temperatures over 95 degrees. this dry cleaner's was sweltering over 100 degrees. and in times square, the bright lights turned off to save power. within five minutes, i already developed a full sweat. the kind of heat that can have a real physical impact. let's bring in dr. besser. and we'll test some folks out. >> in this heatat i've only bee out here a few minutes. and i already feel my pulse is racing. that's what we'll see here. >> reporter: sure enough we found da
the big jump on monday and tuesday as temperatures are back to average for most of next week. good morning, sue. a lot of construction this time of year. >> that's right. overnight road work. this is san rafael and the reason i'm showing you this, they are down to one lane. this is southbound direction and you can see traffic is backed up. we're getting reports from marinwood. they should have it cleared up by 6:00 but it's slow and go out of san rafael. no problems on the golden gate bridge. there are flashing lights and reconfiguring the lanes southbound but not much in the way of fog. as i mentioned earlier, "h" train number one getting a little late start, 5-10 minutes late. >>> all right. thanks so much. >> the question this morning, who wants to be a millionaire? the city you might want to move to. >> you don't want these.... >> was he lying or seriously misinformed. the movement to validate and restore an initiative. >> and unvaccinated children are getting in sacramento. >> and they want to know if british tabloids hacked the phones >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sl
. sunday's game will be shown on a big screen tv at san francisco's civic center plaza. agreed big crowd was there to cheer for the team. >> i love it and it's really exciting to be out. >> sunday's viewing party is free and could it be. will we have a brandi moment. that would be awesome. >> that was the highest rated women's soccer rating ever. we'll see what happens on sunday possibly the biggest ever. >>> look at you, full of facts and knowledge. >> i need that nor mike nicco. mr. moon shine we call him. >> it's like watching the women play more. it seems like more pure soccer. that is my opinion. give my opinion on the weather forecast. did he really say that? [ laughter ] >> i just can't stand it when the guys stand up and try to run again. can't stand it. >> clouds are not as plef lent the cold front change the air mass. but it is breezy. look at the winds out of the west gusting around 23 miles an hour. 15 at oakland, 18 at hayward. 26 at concord and southwest wind. 15 at fairfield. if you are driving in sacramento nice tail wind. the temperatures are in the low to upper 50s, 50
580 from livermore. just cleared to the shoulder involving a big rig, out of lanes right at the truck scales. let's head to mountain veil, a sig alert at this hour on ellis street, car fire, two right lanes blocked there and the bay shore freeway at carlson, the on-ramp is blocked with an accident there. >> thanks a lot. >> still ahead, what a new report is revealing about illegal immigrants in the bay area. >> and unfinished business of an east bay contractor and why the owners of this house haven't been able to live there for more than a year. >> and a little later possible deal in the works in washington to avert a default on the nation's debt. when water doesn't dry, it can leave spots and film. finish jet dry rinse agent removes residue and actively dries dishes, for a brilliant shine straight from the dishwasher. finish jet dry rinse agent. finish. the diamond standard. only lysol neutra air sanitizing spray sanitizes the air and kills 99.9% of bacteria at the source. two reasons why with lysol a fresh home is the sign of a healthy home. >> dan: morning, it's 4:42 and take a liv
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in the accident. a total of six people died when a big rig slammed into a train at a crossing east of reno. truck driver is among the victims. n.t.s.b. is still working with the nevada highway patrol on that investigation. >>> it's going to be a late work night at the nation's capital where president obama is meeting with congressional leaders. they are trying to head off a national credit crisis. yesterday republicans backed out of a so-called grand bargain that would allow the u.s. treasury to borrow more and avert defaulting on its bills. >>> president obama and congressional leaders are trying to figure out what to do after house speaker john boehner walked away from the beginning of a grand bargain. they showed interested in a $4 trillion budget deal that included tax reform, entitlement reform and deficit reduction. an enormous deal some hoped would reserve the august debt ceiling crisis. >> we have an extraordinary, extraordinary rare opportunity to move forward to make sure our government lives within its means. >> before the meeting, it appeared boehner was open to raise additional reven
these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. nogoing back the again. good for you! how'd you do i eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. with the dust of pulverized porcini mushrooms and topped with white truffle shavings. >> that sounds good. i don't care what anybody says. >> it's the truffle that does it. >> but get this. tickets to the team's games top out at 20 bucks each. so, the hot dog costs four-times as much as the ticket to the game. that sounds good. i'm hungry. >> i still think i would pass on the $80 hot dog. truffle oil or not. >> wait until after the recession to spring for the hot dog. more "world news now" coming up after the break. hó >>> and while temperatures are breaking records across the country, americans are cranking up the ac to stay cool. but unfortunately, beating the heat comes with a price. >> not a pretty month
's more restraint in order. he made it clear for a big deal, there will have to be balance between revenue and spending. the question is how much can we get done? the president's view is clear. we have to get as much done as we can to give assurance to the market and american people that we have our fiscal house in order. >> if you have to predict, what is the deal that will get done to avoid a deadline, potential catastrophe as we're calling it? >> i think the minimum, i believe the debt will be extended. notwithstanding, the voices of a few willing to play with armageddon, responsible leaders in washington, are not. our efforts over the next days is, in addition to that, do as ch as we possibly can to make the tough decisions. this is a question of leaders coming together and saying, we are going to do hard things on both sides. and the time is now, as the president said, if not now, when. >> jack lew, thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you indeed. >> and the parties in a bit of a cooling off period after a contentious series of white house meetings at one point tempers flared
was on the top deck and heard some noise and saw the big wave coming and ran down to the cabin and woke everybody up. and by the time everybody came out they were already in 9 feet of water. >> reporter: the lee and lion families set up a home based phone bank and networking center. they are desperate for any one with information to help with the search. they say they are getting conflicting information through official channels. >> we keep getting conflicting reports and co conflicting information and when we get the good news it's great and when we get the bad news we prepare but it has been a rollercoaster. >> reporter: yi says he has a meeting tomorrow with the mexican consultate to firm up search agreements and commitments. in the newsroom, heather ishimaru, abc 7 news. >>> in east palo alto tonight, the chief of police is asking for help from a very specific community. help he says he needs to fulfill a promise to break the backs of two gangs in his city. lisa amin gulezian has the story. >> my brother's group, you know. >> reporter: would you have ever told on them? >> no. >> reporter: thi
? >> ramifications everywhere. why is the president pushing for that big deal when they can't seem to agree on any deal. >> reporter: the president sees this as an opportunity to get something done, make a significant debt in the deficit. it doesn't get any easier down the road but peggy and daniel, everybody in washington has their eye os on the political calendar. next we're is the presidentntl year and every member of congress is up for re-election. it would be a lot harder if they did a short-term deal and do it all over agagn. the president doesn't want it to happen before election day and doesn't want a lame duck congress to deal with this. much better if they can get one that goes through early 20134 but at this point it's impossible to just get a deal. >> you heard him emphasize let's get this done, why delay the pain. abc's karen travers, thank you very much. >> the summer is here and the living ain't easy. blistering heat with nearly two dozen states under advisory or warnings. >> many shot into triple digits shattering more record highs and the drought in texas and oklahoma is so severe
three months. a big disappointment, half of what economists say we need to see a drop in the unemployment rate. >> one of the big problem with the jobs picture is the confidence gap. all of the traditional fundamamtals that tend to drive better hiring, none of that has translated into robust job growth. >> reporter: to top it all off, it's not exactly a confidence booster to hear r r the first time the richest cououry in the world is sitting on less cash than apple computer. still despite it all, the nation's leaders are locked into the high stakes game of chicken. >> it is maddening to a lot of people, particularly when they watch markets go into a period of volatility driven by what is happening in washington. that affects their pocketbooks on a day to day basis. >> reporter: late night comics are at their wits end too. >> both parties have been acting like children. >> in washington, d.c. our fearless leaders are fighting like a hoard of brides in filene's basement. >> reporter: even china's state run news is describing our debt battles a dangerously irresponsible.
.s. space program, this is a big one, the final shuttle landing ever bringing hundreds of job layoffs with it. >>> shark attack. it was in shallow water. a 6-year-old girl bitten by a shark in only a foot and a half of water. how to stay safe at the shore. >>> unbelievable. take a look at this. out of the wild, a leopard's rampage on a village all caught on camera. >>> good morning, everybody. well, like the dollar bill and air force one, nasa's space shuttles are known around the world, symbols of america's might. >> yeah, it's been quite a feat that is for sure, and this morning a bittersweet milestone for the storied shuttle program. the final landing of the 135th mission. the 30-year-old program ends with the homecoming of "atlantis" to the inteteational space station. the predawn landing marks the 25th time the shuttle has landed in darkness but the end of the shuttle era is also bringing big changes to nasa, of course. >> abc's lisa stark is live at kennedy space center on this momentous morning. and, lisa, what is the mood there right now? >> reporter: well, good morning, peggy
francisco native, was on his first big getaway after retirement. he says he can still hear the cries of his fishing companions. >> this guy was yelling fofo help, help me. oh, god. help me, help me. oh, god. the water is all the way up to his head. >> reporter: all 44 people on board thrust into pitch-black ocean water forced to cling for life using w wtever they could find. now all they can think about is finding their missing brother. >> we're not leaving until we find him. i mean, one way or another. >> reporter: the mexican navy and the u.s. coast guard will be back at it again today searching by boat and aircraft trying to find the seven missing men. george? >> okay, abbie, thanks. >>> the water is relatively warm and relatively calm right now. >> fingers crossed. >>> the waiting game has begun in the casey anthony trial. the jury began deliberating yesterday following two days of closing arguments that have been incredibly contentious. abc's ashleigh banfield is in orlando with the latest this morning. good morning, ashleigh. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. it's day 47 of this e
-old lynx who shuddered at the thought of diversity. >> we don't want it. just be a big muddle. we just want to preserve our race. >> reporter: the twins say they're quite liberal now, embracing medical marijuana after lynx was diagnosed with cancer freshman year and lamb sought relief from back pain and scoliosis. for lynx and lamb, grooming into white supremacy started at birth. they were nurtured on racist beliefs by their mother april, who is unapologetic about her parenting and her beliefs. >> we were christians, they would be singing christian rock songs. but we're not, we're white nationalists. so of course that's a part of our life and i'm -- i share that part of my life with my children. >> reporter: but today, april believes the girls are just falling into peer pressure. they're saying what everyone wants to hear so they won't be harassed anymore. let's face it, it's not popular to be a white separatist. and they want to be popular. the girls, however, say this is who they are. and that time, experience, and love has changed them for the better. lamb says, we just want to come from
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clouds and fog. the accu-weather forecast is coming up. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> right now, rotests just getting underway underground. >> it's a demonstration against fatal shooting last week by bart police that. is where abc 7 is live for us. at this point, any affect on the commute? >> none that we're seeing from this vantage point i. this is expected to start at 4:30. we're not seeing very many pro testers but they do plan to take it below ground. we're above the entrance to the bart station. they say they want to protest where the shooting happened. bart says that is illegal, they can protest only outside of the fair gates this, happened here at the civic center station on july 3. now, police receive aid report of a drunk man wobbling on the platform two. officer arrived to investigate. one of them fired within just one minute of arriving at the station z police say the man, a 45-year-old wa
, richmond city council approved the municipal i.d. program. the police favor the program. >> big story weather-wise, it's going to be hot in a few areas. we're looking forward in the forecast to some cooler weather, could be below average over the weekend. >> and things are looking good over the bay bridge toll plaza, no problems on the upper deck but caltrans are working on the lower deck until about 6:00 this morning. >> in just a few hours, facebook takes the wrap off the latest features. mark zuckerberg promises it will be awesome. >>> a little drama. thanks for joining us, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm terry mcsweeney. in a race against time off the waters off of baja, california they look for seven men missing since sunday morning. coastguard is assisting in the search but so far turned up nothing. amy hollyfield is live from coastguard island in alameda. family members are hoping for a miracle here. >> they are. coastguard has covered 14 high school miles and one of family members says she was told that the search would be called off o at 2:00 a.m. on friday. the family is still h
. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. visit remax.com today. >>> the game of sock are is about teamwork. but this summer program proves one player with passion can lead many teams to victory. he was 15 when he had an idea to give back to his community playing a sport he loves. >> i have been in soccer and there is underprivileged kids and at risk teens that need help. a lot of these guys love soccer. >> its soccer camp called kick, lead and dream. it's run by volunteers and free for the kids. when he launched his plan it was a small group. now, the fields of filled with 300 campers and 75 high school coaches including those wanting to bring the dream full circle. >> now it's hard to believe in college he is launching his third start-up. >> his latest b
. claire shipman, abc news, washington. >> boy. money's the big one. >> always. >> that's the main cause of divorces, financial arguments, couples can't agree on a budget, that sort of thing. >> that's like the idea you've been married awhile, you still are individual enough to say, i like to do my summers here, i like to do my thing over here. we're still together but we're separate peoplpl think that's an important lesson. >> i can see how that would work for some couples but not other couples like if you have twins. >> oh! i look like grady from "sanford and son," you look like sophia from "the golden girls." >> turns out i do not age well. >> oh, man. i love our graphics. that was good. >> all right. >> bea arthur. >>> she divorced tiger woods, dated somebody new, and discovered quite a surprise. can this girl catch a break? >>> a very well known former anchor of this show is putting some extra skin in today's "skinny." stay with us.rlrlrlrlrlrlrlrlrll ♪ skinny so skinny >>> sounding good there. >> thank you, thank you. >> time for "the skinny" on this wednesday morning. we're star
reports. >> the explosions shattered the city. >> i heard a big -- they arrived. they fired. people were in the street injured. >> the streets carpeted with broken glass. windows blown out. smoke rising from the center of town. >> you could actually smell the burning from the glass. >> it looked like a war zone. there was people running around with blood from the head. it was kind of panic. >> bystanders raced to help the injured. worst hit a government building, home to the prime minister. luckily he was not there. also damaged the headquarters of a tabloid newspaper, as well as smaller buildings here by. inside those buildings, the dead. and those too badly wounded to get out. rescue efforts last into the night. while everyone else in oslo was warned to stay away from the downtown area. then two hours later, on an island less than an hour away from the capital, a nightmare of a different kind. a man described as tall and blonde, who police linked to the earlier bombings, opened fire on a camp for teenagers learning about politics. people fled, jumping into the water trying to swim away
progress on a major sticking point during marathon talks. but other big issues are still unresolved. >>> president obama gave congressional leaders until saturday to reach a solution for the federal debt. the president will host a news conference at 11:00 a.m. eastern time today and abc news will have live coverage. >>> and minnesota's governor has a tentative budget agreement with state lawmakers. a $5 billion deficit for state offices and services to close down earlier this month. >>> and finally it is that time again. our, ready, favorite story of the day. it's the tale of a love letter that took more than half a century to get to its recipient. >> it was recently found in the mail room of a university outside pittsburgh. and that's when the workers there went into action. here's wtae's michelle wright. >> reporter: the mystery in the mail room had the whole campus buzzing. a letter postmarked february 1958 had finally arrived. but how was mailil room supervir connie morris gointo track him down from 53 years ago? it was signed "forever, vonnie." there were few other clues. clark
years ago, had a reality show. she was at comic-con, a big event out in california. she actually got kicked out after her signing because she said her outfit was just a a little too sexy. >> how can you be too sexy for comic con? i thought a lot of guys hang out there. who's complaining? >> there's adrian on the left. on the right is the character she was supposed to be portraying. aeon flux. >> it looks like a pretty -- pretty close to me. >> it does to me. she is very, you know -- i had no problem with it myself, let's just say that. apparently comic con escorted her out, you're dressed too sexily for this event. >> talk to the guy who drew the comics. looks pretty similar to me. >> it's art. >>> now, "the jersey shore" has a new guest star. deejay pauly d. is all said to make a guest appearance on the show. i guess they need to spice it up a little bit. >> pauly's going to be on tour with britney for a couple of shows. >> that's right. >> tell me the amazing thing most kids on "the jersey shore" is absolutely staggering. from absolutely nobody to on doctor with britney spears. >>
that president obama told congressional leaders in the room last night that he still wants the big deal. $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next ten years. speaker john boehner says he wants to, too. but there's no path to get there. the clclk is ticking. the major sticking point, whether it's a large part of tax reform, wages on top wage earners go up. democrats say speaker b bhner agreed to put on the table letting the tax cuts for the wealthiest americans expire. but then could not take the heat from his republican caucus. >> this is serious stuff. we've got to be able to deliver on this promise. and i'll make sure that's done and no tax increases. >> reporter: republicans say that the problem is president obama hahabeen unable to bring his own party around to own entitlement spending medicare medicaid, social security, that he put on the table. tick tock. the goal is to reach an agreement in the next couple of weeks so that the law can be written and passed before the deadline of august 2nd, that's when the federal government is slated to run out of money. w
and the speaker of the house have been discussing? >> reporter: we know they're talking about a big deal here, george. as you mentioned, this would mean that the president would go along with reductions in spending to social security and medicare. most likely cost of living increases going down. and in exchange, republicans would accept some increase in tax revenues as part of an overhaul of the tax code. as one top administration told me, we need to do something unthinkable on entitlements. they need to do something unthinkable on taxes. >> unthinkable may be the word. these talks have been going on between the president and speaker boehner. but there hasn't been a lot of discussion among the wider conferences in the house and the senate democrats and republicans. and i guess the big question coming out of today's meeting, when other leaders find out about it, is it something they can work with and is it something that will fly? >> reporter: a great question. boehner and the president may be able to come to a deal. but look, george. virtually every republican in congress signed a pledge not
of the settlement and it wasn't big enough. >>> well, twitter is reportedly seeking more private finances. it could be valued as high as $7 billion. by not going public it gives itself more time to develop a more profitable business model. >> netflix is expanding to latin america. it is only available in two country, the u.s. and canada. the expansion to 43 more countries have been expected but few analysts thought the expansion would be this big. >>> your morning eggs and bacon breakfast gets more expensive. not the eggs but bacon. prices are sizzling. corn prices are at record highs and hog farmers are cutting prpruction. that makes it more expensive for shoppers to bring home the bacon, so to speak. >> is it possible to have too much bacon? sorry vegetarians. >> i'm not a bacon person but most like it. i think you can have too much though, fyi. >>> reaction from outside the courtroom after the shocking casey anthony verdict. >>> did one of britain's most scandalous tabloids go too far? ♪ i may be mud, but i have standards. mops? please. some of them have bacteria. ♪ and they try to pick me u
. he also said a onesie a man supplied the socks. >> a step up from a tux t-shirt. >> yes, a big improvement, and >>> up next, it's a big morning in hollywood, and we'll show you why. >>> and a formal farewell for a former first lady. today her hometown says good-bye. we all have internal plumbing. but for some of us with overactive bladder, our pipes just don't work as well as they should. sometimes, i worry my pipes might leak. but i learned there's something more i can do. now, i take care with vesicare. once-daily vesicare can help control your bladder muscle and is proven to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of frequent urges and leaks day and night. if you have certain stomach or glaucoma problems, or trouble emptying your bladder, do not take vesicare. vesicare may cause allergic reactions that may be serious. if you experience swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue, stop taking vesicare and get emergency help. tell your doctor right away if you have severe abdominal pain, or become constipated for three or more days. vesicare may cause blurred vision, so use ca
resorts there is enough for a big summer ski weekend, 4th of july. we're live now this afternoon. >> reporter: it doesn't look like it here, but there is so much snow that they can probably stay open a few more weeks if they wanted to. and for only the fourth time in the squaw valley 60 plus years of history they fired up lifts today for independence day. frequent winter storms made it possible. about a quarter of the total snowfall fell in just one 12-day period. the lower mountain is dirt and rocks, some of the runs at the top have better coverage today than in december. >> today, this morning i went water sking in lake tahoe. then, drove over here and then went skiing for an hour. two hours. it's been great. >> same outfit? yes. same bathing suit. >> this season we've shattered snowfall records, receiving 810 inches of snow. right now there is a six to 10 feet up top here with more in places. >> can you believe it? six to 10 feet, still. the ski season came to an end at 2:00 this afternoon. squaw valley is shifting to summer operations, not for a lack of snow but for a lack of
at midnight. it's freezing cold outside. and you're receiving the painting. >> it's no big deal. >> on behalf of the president that he's going to give to another world leader, which i i kind of -- you know, you tak a moment and kind of realize where you are. and it's pretty humbling. >> reporter: he's clearly loved every minute here. so this is where all the magic happens? >> correct. >> reporter: you're in this office with six other people. five other people. >> correct. >> reporter: it's kind of hot in here. >> it is. there's a little temperature control over there, but, you know -- >> reporter: it's not glamorous is what i'm saying. >> no. >> reporter: worker bees. >> yes. they're -- it's a great team of people here. i think they're putting in some hours doing some good work. >> reporter: penn says the plan was always to work for two years and go back to hollywood, where work awaits. a guest role on "how i met your mother." >> she means you. >> reporter: "harold and kumar 3." and some offers far more lucrative than the $41,000 a year job he left behind today. though you get the impression
to upper 50s downtown san francisco. big spread from sausalito at 70. santa rosa at 82. to ukiah near hundred degrees today. 68 in monterey and sunshine and mid-80s around santa cruz to low to mid 90s. big game at the coliseum, not only are the twins in town but fireworks tonight. mostly clear, 65 dropping down to 60 by the time the fireworks blast off. tonight you can see the clouds around the bay, the coast and north bay like it was this morning with mid to upper 50s, even a 62 in antioch. jetstream is well to the north. we're going watch high pressure to our south push the warm weather through the central valley and into the east bay valleys. it's because we still have a sea breeze during the weekend, looks like most of us will stay relatively mild. the closer you get to the central valley warmest it's going to be. heading up to tahoe or yosemite, chance of thunderstorms not only today but through the weekend. >> seven-day forecast, note those temperatures inland, flirlgt with 90 and upper 70s around the bay and low to mid-50s around the coast. >>> thanks, mike. >>> a panel of medi
and republicans are saying that there's just not enough time to work out a big deal. there's a heightened sense of urgency in washington to come up with a deal to raise the nation's credit limit. lawmakers are at a standoff over how to tackle the deficit and prevent the nation from defaulting on its debt. the major sticking point -- taxes. president obama's plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. to do that the president and the democrats are calling for some tax increases. by closing tax loopholes for some businesses. that's a nonstarter for republicans. >> we're not going to raise taxes in the middle of this horrible economic situation. >> reporter: republicans are pushing for cuts to medicare and social security. president obama told lawmakers last night he's prepared to put social security on the table but some democratic lawmakers say no way. >> house democrats aren't supporting any cuts in benefits for social security or medicare. >> reporter: the obama administration is warning of dire consequences of what would happen if it reaches the debt ceiling. president obama will hold a press
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